10 days in Western US Itinerary

10 days in Western US Itinerary

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10 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
+3
Drive + Fly + foot + bus:  6​h 15​min
3
Anaheim
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: Los Angeles

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. Spend the 3rd (Mon) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. It doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge and explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online road trip planner .

Los Angeles to San Francisco is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and subway; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 25°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Historic Sites Parks
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

1
night
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): trek along Artist Point, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and then get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail. On the next day, get great views at Observation Point Trail and then identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park journey maker site .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

1
night
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 7th (Fri), find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Disney California Adventure Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Anaheim driving holiday planner.

Do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Anaheim in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Anaheim, with highs around 32°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

1
night
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): stroll through South Kaibab Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then take some stellar pictures from Powell Point. On the next day, hike along Bright Angel Trail.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Anaheim to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Anaheim to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Anaheim in June, Grand Canyon National Park is cooler at night with lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

1
night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 11th (Tue), explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then enjoy some music at Bellagio Fountains, and then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (46°C), and nights are warmer (29°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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